Installing Pico

General Information

Installing Pico can sometimes be misunderstood. new balance 574 ugg femme france ugg bailey button timberland 6-inch premium ugg australia Many system administrators just install Nano, and symlink Pico to Nano. bottes ugg pas cher timberland pas cher adidas zx pas cher nike air max 1 I prefer to do it this way, as Nano has the same interface as Pico, just a few subtle differences. nike air max pas cher ugg classic mini asics soldes asics gel kayano I shall explain both ways…


  1. Root access to the server
  2. Internet access
  3. Compilation tools


Section A — Ports

ports is a distribution set packaged with FreeBSD that enables you to install hundreds of programs with a simple makefile. nike air max 2017 pas cher nike tn adidas zx flux adidas zx flux If you don’t have ports installed, let’s install it.

 # /stand/sysinstall Distributions ports 

This opens the sysinstall menu, the one you used (or your admin used) when installing FreeBSD and installs the ports distribution set for you. asics gel lyte 5 Nike Roshe Run soldes chaussure asics After about half an hour, it’ll be finished, and you can exit sysinstall.

Section B — Nano

Installing Nano is very simple if you have installed the FreeBSD ports system. adidas superstar femme ugg prix france If not, see above.

 # cd /usr/local/ports/editors/nano/ && make install clean 

That wasn’t hard was it? With ports, you can simply change to the category directory, then the actual program that you want, and run the makefile. ugg boots bailey bow new balance baskets ugg boot outlet timberland homme soldes timberland 2017 A godsend! Now that’s finished, we can symlink pico to nano since users are more than likely going to type pico instead of nano

 # ln -s /usr/local/bin/nano /usr/local/bin/pico # rehash 

Simple! Now you can use both nano and pico

If you’d rather install the proper Pico program, read on…<.p>

Section C — Pico

So you’ve decided to install Pico instead of Nano? No problem, some people prefer to.

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